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A week after the devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake that Nepal, the full extent of the disaster is still to light. The United Nations has for further support to the rescue attempts. Only $53 million of the $415 million by countries has been . The capital Kathmandu is to deal with the sheer enormity of the destruction, while whole towns along the length of the Kathmandu Valley have been . Hundreds of thousands of homes across the impoverished Himalayan nation have been or destroyed, leaving more than three million people under blue tarpaulins and in need of food and medicine.

Nepal’s Prime Minister, Sushil Koirala, has that his government is overwhelmed by the scale of the disaster and is ill-equipped to . He helicopters to with the distribution of aid. However, the logistics of this are being by the country's rugged terrain, which often makes it difficult for anything to be by air. Many of the roads have been away by avalanches and landslides. Further exacerbating the problem the fact that Kathmandu's international airport has only one runway, which has the delivery of much-needed supplies. The U.N. World Food Program that it would take time for aid to reach more remote communities.

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